New Resolution Geophysics (NRG™) is an airborne geophysical company specializing in the collection of ultra-high resolution airborne data with offices in Cape Town, Pretoria and Perth. NRG has been in operation since 2005 with specific focus on the African, Middle East and Australasian markets, the company has completed in excess of 4,000,000 line kilometres of survey in over 50 countries


NRG owns its own state of the art Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO), located at Wonderboom Airport in South Africa and is home to NRG’s fleet of aircraft which consist of eight new generation turbine powered helicopters, two fixed-wing aircraft and one twin engine aircraft. NRG own all aircraft, geophysical equipment and spares and at all times have a backup of available parts which assists in the turnaround time in the event of unserviceability.


NRG offers four specialist technologies, namely:

  • Xcite™ – helicopter-borne time-domain electromagnetic and magnetic system
  • Xplorer™ – helicopter-borne horizontal gradient magnetic and radiometric system
  • Xtract™ – fixed-wing gravity and magnetic system
  • Xact™ – fixed-wing horizontal gradient magnetic and radiometric system


With each technology offered, NRG aim to deliver an industry-leading product. The continual development of new hardware and software ensures that NRG remain at the forefront of geophysical data collection.


The management and staff are committed to the development, implementation and maintenance of a sustainable Health and Safety System in accordance with the requirements of the relevant legislation, applicable standards and codes of practices and participate as an active member of the International Airborne Geophysics Safety Association (IAGSA). NRG makes use of Skyhorse Aviation as our exclusive aircraft operator for all surveys who have successfully completed the BARS Gold Status audit in 2017.


Our experienced and qualified team is made up of geophysicists, geologists, engineers, data analysts, processors and pilots who are highly committed to retaining the personal and professional approach that has helped NRG grow into a leader in airborne geophysics.

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